You might have seen the most recent round of The Economist’s famous ‘where do you stand’ pairs of adverts – both sides of a topical issue are presented and the public are invited to join the debate. The most recent pair of ads posed the question ‘social media should/should not be censored’, using arguments ranging [...]
A couple of weeks ago, when Pinterest was buzzing around the ‘Twittersphere’ (and pretty much everywhere else) we just knew that we had to get in on the exciting conversation. We decided to write about whether or not Pinterest was ready for tech brands rather than just about Pinterest itself. We shared our post in [...]
While the war of words regarding Twitter bowing to censorship pressure from dictatorial governments continues to rage, the UK is continuing to celebrate a thus-far uninterrupted right to free speech when it comes to social media. The latest example of this is the UK Supreme Court, which is getting with the times in quite a [...]
Over the past few weeks, many of you will have heard some of the buzz surrounding Pinterest – the latest social bookmarking craze. If you haven’t, we bet that you will, especially as the two-year old social bookmarking site is bringing in more and more unique users each month (the site brought in 7.51 million [...]
How are other small businesses using it? Last week we looked at factors to consider when starting an online business – which got us to thinking about small business and social media. In the past year, we’ve seen a rise in the number of businesses using social media as part of their marketing strategies. Before [...]
A recent survey suggested that more than half of professionals have seen a direct boost to their business from using social media. The same study pointed to LinkedIn as the favourite business-to-business networking site. Personally, I’ve found chatting with small business owners on LinkedIn very interesting and enjoyable so I thought this would be a [...]
There was a good post on Mashable a few days ago looking at ways to increase productivity while working from home. The advice reflects some of the feedback the business LinkedIn community had when I asked their advice on home working, picking up on key productivity killers such as too much time on social [...]
What’s the catch? Today’s blog is a quick look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U772 Ultrabook. With most Ultrabooks being aimed at the consumer market (due...
We recently had Tristan Simmons from Netgear come into the BT Business Direct offices to talk about why 10 Gigabit connectivity is becoming an important topic...